Reference 2021-3

REF:      2021-3     

Subject:  Covid Deaths  

    

 

Request:    

Please can you provide me with the number of deaths at this hospital trust of patients who have died OF Covid-19, since March 2020 up until December 2020 where Covid-19 was their primary cause of death. 

 

Response:

Under Section 21 – Information already reasonably accessible

This exemption applies if the information requested is already accessible to the requester.

 

We are counting COVID-19 deaths as per the national guidance.  The figure, and a description of the definition we are using, is published daily and can be found via the link below:

 

https://www.england.nhs.uk/statistics/statistical-work-areas/covid-19-daily-deaths/

 

The link to the Trust level data is available in the daily spreadsheet in the section titled ‘COVID-19 all announced deaths’.